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Silence Is Destruction

Silence Is Destruction Silence Is Destruction

Speak up for peace.

May 13, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

US President Joe Biden speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House about pro-Palestinian campus protests on May 2, 2024.

Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society Biden’s Domestic Reforms Don’t Add Up to the Great Society

But they do signal that government can make life tangibly better.

May 13, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt (C) talks to reporters with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (2nd L), both active members of the Republican Attorneys General Association.

Meet RAGA—One of the Scariest GOP Groups You’ve Never Heard Of Meet RAGA—One of the Scariest GOP Groups You’ve Never Heard Of

The Republican Attorney Generals Association is waging a legal war to overturn reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, and climate regulations, one state at a time.

May 13, 2024 / Column / Elie Mystal

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) talks to reporters after surviving a vote to remove him from the Speaker’s position in Washington, D.C., on May 8, 2024.

House Democrats Should Stop Bailing Out Mike Johnson House Democrats Should Stop Bailing Out Mike Johnson

They should let the Republican caucus clean up its Marjorie Taylor Greene mess.

May 13, 2024 / John Nichols

Famine as Weapon of Mass Destruction

Famine as Weapon of Mass Destruction Famine as Weapon of Mass Destruction

Gaza now.Visit World Central Kitchen, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, and Doctors Without Borders to help.

May 10, 2024 / Steve Brodner

Protests Rise and Opinions Divide

Protests Rise and Opinions Divide Protests Rise and Opinions Divide

Do calls to free Palestine = antisemitism?

May 10, 2024 / OppArt / Philip Dolin

Biden Holocaust Remembrance Day

Antisemitism, Then and Now: A Guide for the Perplexed Antisemitism, Then and Now: A Guide for the Perplexed

President Biden’s remarks at the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Days of Remembrance betrayed a total misunderstanding of what antisemitism actually is—and how it must be resisted.

May 10, 2024 / Omer Bartov

Demonstration held in Jordan to show solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

Students at Universities Across Jordan Are Protesting for Gaza Students at Universities Across Jordan Are Protesting for Gaza

For months, thousands have flooded the country’s streets in protest. But students say that the surge of encampments in America helped increase actions at Jordanian universities.

May 10, 2024 / StudentNation / Esther Sun

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

Can a presidential candidate afford to lose gray matter to parasites?

May 9, 2024 / Jeet Heer

An abortion-rights protester holding a “No MO Abortion Bans” sign at a pro-choice rally in St. Louis, Missouri, on May 30, 2019.

Could an Abortion Rights Referendum in Missouri Give Democratic Candidates a Chance? Could an Abortion Rights Referendum in Missouri Give Democratic Candidates a Chance?

The party has strong candidates up and down the ballot, and a referendum could bring out enough young voters to turn this red state purple.

May 9, 2024 / John Nichols

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